Dock Spiders Add Wiegert to Front Office Staff
FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders have added a new member to their front office staff. Marcus Wiegert has been named Director of Business and Community Development. Marcus will work with companies in Fond du Lac and the surrounding area to help grow their businesses via sponsorship, season tickets, and group outings at the ballpark. He will also work with local churches, schools, youth sports teams, and non-profit organizations in helping to set up group outings at the ballpark.
“I am excited to be joining Ryan, Chris and the rest of the staff. I have always had great respect for the Dock Spiders/Timber Rattlers organization since interning with the Timber Rattlers in 2007.”, said Wiegert. “The Dock Spiders bring great value and entertainment to the Fond du Lac community. I look forward to sharing the #SpinTheWeb brand with others.”
“We are thrilled to add Marcus to our full time staff. He is a perfect fit for our organization and will do a great job representing the Dock Spiders in the community.” Said General Manager Ryan Moede.
Wiegert, joins the Dock Spiders after spending eight years at Marian University. While at Marian, Wiegert worked in a variety of different areas on-campus including information technology, undergraduate admissions and athletics. Most recently, in the athletic department he helped lead the men’s and women’s tennis programs along with assisting the men’s basketball program. Over the past eight years, he has had a heavy hand in assisting with the recruitment of students and student-athletes to Marian.
A native of Deerbrook, Wisconsin, Wiegert was a 2008 graduate of Marian University with a degree in sport and recreation management and a minor in information technology. In August of 2016, Wiegert earned his master’s degree in Sports Management from Lasell College. He and his wife, Nicole, currently reside in Fond du Lac.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Dock Spiders as your favorite team.